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Even as China spends billions to build up its domestic semiconductor sector, it is still some time away from achieving the capabilities needed to produce cutting edge chips, an analyst said on Wednesday. Semiconductors are used in everything, from smartphones and computers to cars as well as home appliances. “I still believe that [China is]
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In this article MSFT ATVI Microsoft announced Tuesday it will buy video game giant Activision Blizzard in a $68.7 billion all-cash deal. Shares of Activision soared about 37% in pre-market trading before being halted after the Wall Street Journal first reported the deal. Microsoft shares fell more than 2% following the announcement Activision, which is
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Natasha Lamb, a founding partner and portfolio manager at Arjuna Capital. Michael Prince Natasha Lamb was shocked. It was November, and Microsoft shareholders had just agreed with her proposal to push the software maker into issuing a public report on the effectiveness of its sexual harassment policies. Microsoft opposed the measure and urged investors to
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In this article CZR TWTR DIS NYT Shams Charania, NBA basketball reporter Source: Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Stadium Shams Charania’s primary job is straightforward: break news on the National Basketball Association. It’s not a new occupation, but historically it’s never been a particularly lucrative one. Social media and legalized mobile sports betting have changed the game.
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Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, from left, U.S. President Donald Trump, and Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, listen during a bi-lateral meeting with Saad Hariri, Lebanon’s prime minister, not pictured, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Zach Gibson | Bloomberg | Getty Images New documents show that one of former President Donald Trump’s
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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, center, and her family leave the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse after the jury found her guilty on four counts in San Jose, Calif., on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022. Dai Sugano | MediaNews Group | Getty Images Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, who was convicted of federal fraud
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